On October 26th, several members of ERIGAL participated in a panel organized by Charmain Levy (professor at UQO and member of ERIGAL), during the Symposium of the UNESCO International Chair in Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education
On November 3rd and 4th, ÉRIGAL, in collaboration with the Canada Research Chair in Participation and Citizenship-s, co-hosted a celebration of the scholarly contributions of Philip Oxhorn, founding director of ISID, a leading political scientist and Latin Americanist.
February was a busy month of exciting lectures at ERIGAL, with Kevin Parthenay’s Crises en Amérique latine, les démocraties déracinées and Feminism s Fourth Wave, Feminism, Time and History, with Maxine Molyneux.
The online Workshop on the Politics of Indigenous Participatory Rights in Latin America in Comparative Perspective, a collaboration between ERIGAL, the Chair of Participation and Citizenship, the CPDS and the CRIDAQ was a success!
Last week took place the annual Congress of LASA, the Latin American Studies Association, online from Vancouver. This year’s theme was the global crisis, inequalities and the centrality of life. Several of ERIGAL’s faculty members participated in this central scientific activity of the Latin American academic world.
Julián Durazo Hermann, professor of political science at UQÀM and ÉRIGAL member, offers some reflections as part of the event Public Art, Private Lives: Reflections on the 20th Century in Mexico and Elsewhere.
ÉRIGAL was pleased to welcome Olivier Dabène, professor at Sciences Po Paris and director of the OPALC (Observatoire politique de l’Amérique latine et des Caraïbes), for a few months in the winter. Several events were organized, including some activities in the Ottawa/Gatineau region.
The ÉRIGAL International Conference “Resisting Chronic Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean” was held from October 23rd to 25th at Concordia University. The conference brought together 25 guests, from the United States, Europe and from Latin America and the Caribbean. These academics, politicians and practitioners came together on this occasion to co-produce knowledge on forms of resistance and resilience to chronic violence in Latin America and the Caribbean.